Weird White Blister on Wattle

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sshore, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. sshore

    sshore Just Hatched

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    Hey I just noticed this odd looking blister on my chickens wattle, do you guys have any idea what it could be? Does she need to go to the vet?

    Thanks in advance I'm just worried.
     

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  2. PatrickRoo

    PatrickRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could possibly be the beginning of fowlpox. Does she have any blisters on her comb as well? If the blister or blisters begin to turn a purplish color, treat them with iodine and they will fall off.
     
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  3. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Hi @sshore :frow Welcome To BYC

    It could be from pecking - sometimes you will see a little white around a scab when a chicken has been pecked.

    As mentioned by @PatrickRoo keep watch - if you see it starting to turn yellow or raised like a pimple, then it's possible it could be Fowl Pox. Also correct, Iodine will help dry up any scabs.
     
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  4. Glenda Heywoodo

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  5. sshore

    sshore Just Hatched

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    She doesn't have them on her comb but she had more on her wattle this morning. Can fowl pox blisters show up overnight?
     
  6. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    New photos will be helpful. It could be that she is being pecked when roosting. But Fowl Pox is spread by mosquitoes, so bites could swell up overnight.
     
  7. sshore

    sshore Just Hatched

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    This is the best picture I could get of her this morning. I'm taking her to the vet on Monday but I'm starting to introduce a new pullet to the flock right now so I'm still worried that she might be contagious or something.
     

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  8. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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    Did you quarantine the new chicken for 30 days first?
     
  9. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Looks like pecking to me.
     
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  10. sshore

    sshore Just Hatched

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    I haven't but I got it from a feed store that stands behind their chickens being healthy. They said that as long as my flock is healthy it would be okay to start introductions. However I'm now not sure my flock is healthy after seeing these marks on one of my hens, the other two don't have any marks and this one isn't acting sick or anything.
     

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